* * * Freebird plans * * *

A limited number of Freebird plans are now available from Progress Aero Works.

Cost £12 plus postage (£3 UK, £5 rest of the world). Please contact us if interested.

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I have an old PAW engine that has not been used for a long time. It is 'gummed' up, how do I free it up?


Soak the engine overnight in diesel fuel mix, this will soften the hardened castor oil inside it.


Can I visit the factory / do you have a factory shop?


Model airplane enthusiasts and potential customers for our engineering services are very welcome to visit our factory in Macclesfield. There is no 'shop' as such.

Please telephone first to let us know you are coming (+44 (0)1625 423891).

Please note there is a local street map available from our home page.


Can you explain your prices and method of payment?


The prices quoted on the web site are the basic VAT-free prices for the export market. Customers in Great Britain and other European Union countries have to pay VAT at the current UK rate on top of this.

Postage for single engines is chargeable at £14 in Europe and £15 in the rest of the world.

We despatch engines worldwide.

You can convert prices to your currency using Personal Currency Assistant.

Payment can be by Visa or Mastercard, send us a fax if you do not wish to send your card details by e-mail.


Where can I get ready-mixed fuel?


We recommend Model Technic's D1000, D2000 or D3000.

Available from: Model Technics, Vanguard Way, Shoeburyness, Essex SS3 9QY, UK

Tel +44 (0)1702 292244, Fax +44 (0)1702 298744


Is there a substitute for IPN?


You could use hexyl nitrate.

Progress Aero Works accept no liability for commercial loss or damage, accident, injury or fatality arising from the use of PAW products.
It is the responsibility of the user to use PAW products in a properly safe manner.

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